Author: Mary Sommar

A Review of Law and Protestantism: The Legal Teachings of the Lutheran Reformation by John Witte, Jr.

[1] John Witte is a well known and accomplished legal historian and the present volume does not disappoint. His thesis, explicitly stated in the Introduction is that: “It was the combination of theological and legal reforms that rendered the Lutheran Reformation so resolute and resilient” (p. 4). And he argues against those 20th century historians […]